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Another word for connotation

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Noun
  1. Something, such as a feeling, thought, or idea, associated in one's mind or imagination with a specific person or thing

      1. The sequential process by which one thought or mental image leads to another.
      2. The act of suggesting:
      3. The process by which an idea is brought to the mind through its connection or association with another idea already in the mind
      1. A joining or being joined; coupling; union
      2. A conveyance or scheduled run providing continuing service between means of transportation:
      3. A relationship; association
      1. A mental connection or relation between thoughts, feelings, ideas, or sensations.
      2. An organization of persons having common interests, purposes, etc.; society; league
      3. A correlation or causal connection:
    See also:

    suggest

  2. That which is signified by a word or expression

      1. That quality of a thing according to which it is thought of as being more or less desirable, useful, estimable, important, etc.; worth or the degree of worth
      2. Worth in usefulness or importance to the possessor; utility or merit:
      3. Precise meaning or import, as of a word.
      1. The action or process of signifying:
      2. Significance; meaning
      3. Meaning or significance, especially of a word.
      1. The state or quality of being significant:
      2. A meaning that is expressed or implied:
      3. That which is signified; meaning
      1. Judgment; consensus:
      2. Natural understanding or intelligence, especially in practical matters:
      3. A perception or feeling produced by a stimulus; sensation:
      1. Intention; object
      2. Meaning that is presented, intended, or implied; import.
      3. Meaning; tenor; sense; drift
      1. The chief idea or theme that a speaker, writer, etc. seeks to communicate
      2. A statement made or read before a gathering:
      3. A usually short communication transmitted by words, signals, or other means from one person, station, or group to another:
      1. The practical or essential significance of some concept or quality
      2. A sense of importance or purpose:
      3. Something that is conveyed or intended, especially by language; sense or significance:
      1. (Law) One's mental attitude, including purpose, will, determination, etc., at the time of doing an act
      2. A purpose; object; aim
      3. Meaning or import
      1. Importance; significance:
      2. Meaning; signification
      3. Meaning; signification:
      1. Something signified or referred to; a particular meaning of a symbol.
      2. The direct, explicit meaning or reference of a word or term
      3. The most specific or direct meaning of a word, in contrast to its figurative or associated meanings.
      1. Favorable reception; approval.
      2. The usual or accepted meaning, as of a word or expression:
      3. The generally accepted meaning (of a word or expression)
    See also:

    meaning

Another word for connotation

Noun
      1. A color applied under or seen through another color.
      2. A pale colour, or one seen underneath another colour
      3. An implicit message perceived subtly alongside, but not detracting noticeably from, the explicit message conveyed in or by a book, film, verbal dialogue or similar (contrast with overtone); an undercurrent
      1. An extract that has the fundamental properties of a substance in concentrated form.
      2. The inherent, unchanging nature of a thing or class of things.
      3. (Philos.) The inward nature of anything, underlying its manifestations; true substance
      1. The act or fact of intending; determination to do a specified thing or act in a specified manner
      2. Purpose with respect to marriage:
      3. The action or fact of intending:
      1. An implied meaning; implicit significance.
      2. The act of implying or the condition of being implied.
      3. (--- Logic) A formal relationship between two propositions such that if the first is true then the second is necessarily or logically true
    See also:

    meaning

    hint